Deformity

A deformity, dysmorphism, or dysmorphic feature is a major difference in the shape of a body part or organ compared to the average shape of that part.

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Hand Deformity
... A hand deformity is a disorder of the hand that can be congenital or acquired ... An example is Madelung's deformity ... Rotator cuff tear, Subacromial bursitis) elbow (Cubitus valgus, Cubitus varus) hand deformity (Wrist drop, Boutonniere deformity, Swan neck deformity) Lower limb hip (Pro ...
Cubitus Varus
... Cubitus varus (varus means a deformity of a limb in which part of it is deviated towards the midline of the body) is a common deformity in which the extended forearm is deviated towards midline of the ... Cubitus varus is often referred to as 'Gunstock deformity', due to the crooked nature of the healing ...
Foot Deformity
... A foot deformity is a disorder of the foot that can be congenital or acquired ... cuff tear, Subacromial bursitis) elbow (Cubitus valgus, Cubitus varus) hand deformity (Wrist drop, Boutonniere deformity, Swan neck deformity) Lower limb hip (Protrusio acetabuli ...
Swan Neck Deformity - Pathophysiology
... Swan neck deformity has many possible causes arising from the DIP, PIP, or even the MCP joints ... Duck bill deformity is a similar condition affecting the thumb (which cannot have true swan neck deformity because it does not have enough joints) ...

Famous quotes containing the word deformity:

    The end of all moral speculations is to teach us our duty; and, by proper representations of the deformity of vice and beauty of virtue, beget correspondent habits, and engage us to avoid the one, and embrace the other.
    David Hume (1711–1776)